Color and Shape Analysis for Image-based Detection and Characterization of Skin Lesion

Marianne P. Ang, Vladimir Y. Mariano, Tita Lina O. Villanueva

Abstract


Digital image analysis is a widely used tool in detecting and characterizing objects under certain classes or categories in the form of digital images. This paper presents a description of a system for detecting and characterizing lesion features such as color and shape of skin lesions; and a discussion of the results of using it to help dermatologist in describing skin images, that will contribute for the accuracy in diagnosis of the skin diseases. An 80% lesion detection, 80% shape analysis and 70% color analysis were concluded after system evaluation.


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Philippine Information Technology Journal ISSN: 2012-0761

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